Summary of Qualifications
Seasoned professional with over 35 years of in-depth and business-oriented experience in all aspects of information technology, successfully delivering and aligning strategic roadmaps with practical operational & tactical solutions as well as reconciling conflicting stakeholder concerns, furthermore, assisted various organizations in achieving higher operating efficiency by streamlining business processes.
Ability to rapidly dive into the customer's business problem, fully analyze and understand the needs, combined with exceptional understanding and awareness of the wide range of technologies, able to define and identify winning solutions for competitive opportunities and communicate and present the solutions across all levels of technical and business management teams.
Repeatedly demonstrated mastery in evaluating requirements and designing innovative business solutions. Exceptional talent for distilling highly technical solutions into effective fit-for-purpose solutions and identify & mitigate risks from architectures perspective.
Broad experience in Enterprise, Solutions and Systems Architecture; developing and implementing large-scale distributed and complex systems with high availability and disaster recovery capabilities.
Strong background in SOA and MicroServices Architecture and System Integration, Development, Deployment and setting up Governance Infrastructure.
Board domain exposure and expertise in diverse business sectors; Telecom, Technology, Financial, Manufacturing, Defense, Healthcare, Government / Public Sector.
Highly skilled, focused, business-oriented, with the ability to quickly evaluate organizational, procedural, and technical capabilities, and swiftly identifying and mitigating risks and issues.
Highly analytical, innovative, process-oriented, and dedicated to fit-for-purpose architecture and the utilization of the right technology in delivering high quality, best values, and avoiding over-engineering.
Highly motivated, always the key player, self-starter with an inquisitive attitude. Tenacious in getting the tasks done. Proficient in time management and decision-making.
Recognized and rewarded repeatedly for innovative solutions and designs, with a superb problem- solving capabilities, focused on timely delivery, extremely hands-on with impressive and in-depth technical knowledge and diverse practical experience.
Enterprise Architecture Framework and Modeling Tools
TOGAF, ITSM (CMMI, ITIL V3,), Business Process Management (BPM), HOPEX (MEGA), Enterprise Architect (SPARX)
Virtualization and Cloud Technologies
Certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate
HP Cloud, Oracle On-Demand, Dockers, VirtualBox
Service Oriented Architect and Implementation:
Oracle SOA Suite (SOA), Oracle Fusion Middleware (OFM), Oracle Service Bus (OSB), Oracle B2B Gateway (B2B), WebLogic 10.3, Oracle Service Registry (OSR), Oracle Enterprise Repository (OER), Oracle Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Familiar with Oracle BPM, Oracle Coherence.
Governance & Methodologies:
SOA Governance Model, Organization, and implementations, Micro-Services
Agile, eXtreme Programming, Scrum, Test-Driven Development,
OUM, UML, Design Patterns
Model Driven Design and Implementation (MDDI)
Java (JEE/SE 5/6/7/8), JAX-WS, JAX-RS, Spring Framework, JBoss Drools, JPA, Hibernate (ORM), Log4J, JUnit, Tomcat, JSP, Servlets
C, C++, IPC, STL
UNIX Bash, various UNIX Tools & Utilities
XML, XPATH, XSD, XSLT, XQUERY, SOAP, WSDL, JSON
Build Tools, Continuous Integration, DevOps:
Apache Maven, Jenkins, Apache Ant, Cruise-Control
Oracle (SQL, PLSQL)
Sybase (DbLib, T-SQL, Replication Server, Open-Server / Open-Client)
Informix (I4GL, R4GL, ESQL-C, SE, Online, C-ISAM)
Familiar with PostgreSQL, MySQL and MS-SQL
Networking Protocols and Data Standards
XBRL (ICI and US GAAP Taxonomies)
HL-7 (Native Format), EDI (X-12 4010) Using Oracle B2B engine
Operating Systems & VM
Oracle RedHat Linux (5.x, 6.x), CentOS, Kali, RedHat Enterprise (7.1), Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8)
Ultrix-11 (DEC Native UNIX), Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, SCO XENIX (UNIX), AT&T 3B2, Amdahl (UTS), Pyramid, R/S 6000 (UNIX)
SoapUI, JMeter, Selenium, JUnit
Modeling and Development Tools:
MagicDraw, StarUML, TOAD, Eclipse (Luna), STS Spring, JDeveloper, Oracle SQLDeveloper
Internet Of Things:
Raspberry PI 3 Model B+
Enterprise Architect and Principal Enterprise Solutions Architecture (Technical)
USDA Rural Development (Nov 2018 –Sep 2019)
Working independently as a member of PMO collaborating on the Modernization effort as an Enterprise Architect and Principal Enterprise Solutions Architect to define strategic vision and roadmaps, define various Concept of Operations for Cloud-Bases solutions and assisted in driving the organization in achieving higher operating efficiency by streamlining business processes and infrastructure, and defined overall Application Architecture Reference Model.
Defined a Reference Architect for all cloud-based applications going forward with enhanced security infrastructure (OSI layer 5 and up), dealing with PII/Financial information.
Designed and Defined and oversaw the full implementation of the Architectural Design across critical projects across multiple vendors and various Business units and provided continuous architectural oversight and support.
Designed, Defined, and enhanced the security posture at the enterprise level for support for cloud base architecture and defined infrastructure security model for GovCloud and NITC to connect to MuleSoft, Salesforce, AWS, AZUR GovCloud and collaborating with vendor’s architects.
Driving the product delivery execution from concept through development, product release planning, and end-user training.
Defined the overall USDA RD Governance guidelines and practices, with detailed instructions for all phases of the program/investment management and deliverables for each phase of the project.
Acting as a liaison across and working with various teams and vendors and providing effective management support to the business and project teams as well as assisting project managers with high profile/high risk/critical projects.
Involved in creating and communicating implantations roadmaps, project plans, solution providing for enterprise application. Identified and manage risks and resolved issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality. Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) (May 2017 – July 2018)
NRECA provides various IT services to not-for-profit Electric Co-ops across 47 states, these services included various employee benefits.
Directed, oversaw, and administered all activities associated with application-level services and messages across the enterprise. Assumed ownership of all service contracts fully documented using Swagger & Redoc acting as a single-point-of-contact providing service catalog, service registry & service monitoring capabilities.
Defined and documented baseline application, technology, and infrastructure architecture of the enterprise that accurately reflects components and payloads across them to set the foundation for the subsequent architectural iterations fully compliant with TOGAF.
Interact with subject matter experts to understand the business, technical and security requirement and translate them into technical design.
Serve as the vital bridge and liaised across all teams including; business teams, systems engineering, testing, and project delivery teams.
Enterprise and Senior Solution Architecture
Fannie Mae (March 2016 –March 2017)
As Portfolio Architect and a member of the Enterprise Architect team using TOGAF worked on various portfolios including securitization and capital lost management for Single Family Backend using HOPEX MEGA (EA Tool), and (re)defining application context and interrelationships.
Worked with and facilitated collaboration amongst Business Architect, Security Architect, Infrastructure Architect, and engineering teams, to define the target or transitional solution capabilities and scrutinize its alignment with the overall Enterprise Architecture Vision.
Articulated and justified the solution design to Enterprise Governance team as part of production deployment readiness and documented the design using HOPEX (MEGA), also acted as a reviewer.
As Solutions Architect, fully responsible for end-to-end comprehensive solutions for various applications with high availability and resiliency and migration to AWS Cloud.
Delivered Portfolio Heat-Map to identify application interdependencies to increase overall systems or application portfolio availability and to reduce overall cascading systems failure and re-evaluating application level Recovery Time Objectives (RTO).
Principal Solution & Integration Architect
CACI International Corporation MPS-TD and DAMIR Project (Oct 2014 – Oct 2015)
Canvassed tactical and strategic decision maker's concerns, defined business requirements, translated business requirements into detailed designs. Work with Stakeholders, functional analysts, engineers to ensure timely delivery of solutions that are fully in compliance with my design.
Responsible for defining Reference Architect (RA); Conceptual, Logical and Physical layers, it included Oracle Database with Advanced Security Options (ASO) fully configured, OUD allowing centralized Identity repository, multiple OHS as proxy servers across nodes in cluster, OSB, SOA Suite, and BPM with user interfaces using WebCenter (Portal and UCM), ADF as user interface, BAM Dashboard, business intelligent reporting capabilities using OBIEE and finally OEM (Cloud Control 12c) for overall system's management and monitoring for availability.
Responsible for implementation, integration, and delivery of Reference Implementation (RI) in the CACI Private Cloud environment using layered architectural pattern compliant with DoDAF.
Designed, developed and implemented various services using a variety of Message Exchange Patterns (MEP), including Synchronous, Asynchronous; and Asynch with callback using SOAP and Restful XML and JSON based protocols.
Setup and configured and delivered a Hadoop Cluster and turned it to the engineering team.
Created a Framework for Micro-Services implementation using Dockers and JAX-RS, Tomcat, and PostgreSQL to facilitate Dev-Ops development methodology.
Designed and Implemented Rapid Start Integration Framework using JAX-B and both JAX-WS JAX-RS using JSON, JUnit, Log4j, SoapUI, JBoss Drools, Hibernate, Maven, PostgreSQL, and Jenkins MongoDB, delivering Continuous Integration (CI) for Linux and Windows on VirtualBox VM and functional and regression testing capabilities using Selenium, SoapUI.
Technical Manager (Architect)
Oracle Corporation January 2011 – July 2014
Responsible for Engagement Management to ensure Service/Solution Delivery in full compliance with the Statement of Work as well as Customer Understanding and Expectations and eventually to mitigate any gaps based on my assessment of organizational capabilities and maturity.
Served as Technical Manager, Project Lead, Technology Specialist, Technical Consultant, Techno-Functional Consultant, Senior Systems Analyst, and Software Programmer.
Possess in-depth technical and functional knowledge of Oracle SOA Suite, OSB, OER, OSR 11g and WebLogic with an excellent understanding of Oracle High Availability architecture and infrastructure.
Involved in troubleshooting production issues (Day-to-Day production support), performance tuning and System availability provided functional support for existing Oracle application modules in a multi-org and multi-currency environment for various clients, mentoring lead and developer on solution perspective and coordinating offshore and onshore model.
Assisted in defining SOA Reference Architecture for various projects.
Defined SOA Governance Rapid-Start process for Oracle Consulting Services and lead multiple implementations of SOA/IT Governance infrastructure and policies using OSR, and OER.
Designed and implemented multiple large-scale B2B integrations utilizing HL-7 and EDI.
Evaluated systems architecture and identified points of failure or performance bottlenecks for Mission Critical system. Assisted in various SOA project design and implementations, performance tuning and high availability.
Lead Enterprise Architect
Naval Criminal Investigation Services (NCIS) April 2010 – September 2010
Working within the CIO office and Led a Team of Enterprise Architects, evaluate and defined ‘as-is” Enterprise Architecture from Business, Data, Application, and Technology perspective.
Worked with IT Portfolio Management (ITPfM), IT Asset Management (ITAM), and CPIC/Budget Team to consolidate IT Assets.
Principal Software Architect
RADIAN Financial Services December 2009- April 2010
Lead the design and development of Modernization of legacy system into Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) application.
Responsible for utilizing a formalized project management lifecycle - Interacting with users, requirement gathering and functional and technical gaps analysis and deliver realistic timeline.
Defined System Specification produce a detailed functional design document, Service Model and Canonical Data Models.
Managed offshore engineering team, overcoming various challenges including resource planning & motivation, communication, and infrastructure.
Hands-on / Active role in all aspects of the project particularly in implementation and delivery.
Java/JEE (JAX-RS & JAX-WS), Spring Web Services, XML, XML Schema, XSLT, Informatica, SOAPUI.
Solution / SOA Architect
AgilePath Corporations April 2008 – December 2009
Assisted in Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), and to identify a roadmap for SOA implementation and Modernization for the retirement of various Legacy Systems for NGA.
Reporting to CIO, as a member of a team of seasoned SOA Enterprise Architect.
Served as a member of Architect Board for FAA.
Translated technical specifications into project scopes of work and product requirements while spearheading the design and development of databases and enterprise solutions.
Implemented application developments, resolved performance issues, and provided end-user training on hardware and software.
Responsible for defining and enforcing standards and best practices to be adopted by different development efforts and teams. Maintained overall responsibility for the quality of solutions/code.
Assisted in Writing Proposals for multiple projects.
Assisted in definition and implementation of IT / SOA Portfolio Management, SOA Governance Model and SOA Governance Policies.
Defined a roadmap for ITIL Compliant operational infrastructure.
Worked with all levels of IT Personnel to identify Service Candidate and SOA Roadmap.
Assisted in defining SOA Reference Architecture and Service Versioning Policies.
Principal Systems Architect
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission EDGAR Systems Jan 2007-Feb 2008
Responsible for overall system functionality and availability of mission-critical EDGAR System.
EDGAR is a complex mission critical system, designed to automate the extraction, processing, and dissemination over millions Security Exchange Commissions' filings and data dissemination.
Team of 60 engineers, working on over 135 Servers, and over 21 tightly coupled subsystems.
Assisted in defining modernization strategies and migration path. Interfacing various users, management and vendors groups; playing a significant role in defining strategic, operational, and tactical roadmaps, to define functional requirements.
Involved in defining the overall Disaster Recovery Plan, and fully test it during full power down.
Directly responsible for various work products including Systems Architect Documents (SAD).
Assisted in processes definition, improvement, and enforcement as an SQA team member.
Prototype various implementations for XBRL (ICI and US GAAP Taxonomies) implementations.
The system utilizes Solaris & Trusted Solaris as the standard platform. Implementation utilizing Java, J2EE (JSP, Servlets, JDBC, EJB, JNDI, JMS, JAXP, JAXB), XML, CORBA, numerous COTS products including XBRL Validators, XFDL / XFORM development tools, and UML.
Senior Infrastructure Architect (Consultant)
America Online AOL March 2006-September 2006
Reporting to Chief Architect and supervised five software architect delivering various specifications, designs, and standards for Business Platform Services (BPS) and Open Business Infrastructure (OBI) to create and consolidate the AOL billing systems.
Enterprise-wide SOA based Billing system containing over 85 services, with proprietary Service Registry, Universal Business Directory (UBD) and Role-Based Security (ASIF).
Supervising five functional architects, defining the Service Contracts, Canonical Data Model.
Technologies utilized are WebLogic, AquaLogic Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), JEE (JSP, Servlets, JDBC, EJB, JNDI, JMS), XML, Spring Framework, Hibernate, JUnit, Log4J, MagicDraw UML, ER/Studio and Visio.
NeuStar Inc. Sept 2004 – Feb 2006
Responsible for defining and delivery of various Functional Specifications, and high-level design for Telecom Clearinghouse System utilizing Service Oriented / Component base Architect.
Gather detailed business requirements and use cases and translate technical specifications into product requirements.
Deliverable entailed of design and definition of all components, functions/processes, interfaces, and Data Definitions.
Interfacing Marketing and Business team including Product Managers to assist in defining and fine-tuning of product definition and Functional Requirements gaining extensive and in-depth knowledge in Telecomm Industries and transferring the knowledge to one of the three offshore organizations.
Technologies utilized are JAVA JEE, JSE, JMS, XML, XSD, XSLT, XPATH, XQuery, Oracle AS (OC4J), and Oracle BPEL Process Manager.
Sr. Lead Consultant
Freddie Mac October 2003-July 2004
Involved in and lead the efforts in all phases of Credit Risk Systems application Lifecycle.
Collaborated with business analysts, developers, and technical support teams to define project requirements and specifications.
Designed, developed, and managed web-based applications, databases, network accounts, and programs.
Design and implementation were presented to the SSTG Architecture Group and it was nominated to be the template for implementation of upcoming JEE applications with the daily build, and extensive build verification testing.
Application Architecture JEE n-tier based Service Oriented Architecture, Apache-Axis (SOAP/WSDL), numerous (GOF and J2EE) design patterns, including Templates, Builder, Factory, Singleton, Session Façade, Value/Data Objects, and more, Struts, JSP Templates library as the front-end, Commons-digester for XML-based parsing, Junit, Apache ANT Automated Daily Build Verification Process (BVF) using CruiseControl, Log4j, Tomcat, JBoss (3.2, 4.0), Axis, LDAP, using Sybase and ClearCase, ClearQuest and RequisitePro. UML, VISIO.
Principal Software Engineer (R&D)
VeriSign /Network Solution Corp. (Directory Services) February 1998-August 2003
Developed, and implemented SDK to support and promote Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP) in Java for distribution to all the marketing Channels.
Instrumental in design and development of numerous state-of-art high profile J2EE based applications namely; dotTV, dotName, RealNames, SMP, NameStore and MDNS (B2C).
Severed as infrastructure group defined the application Framework architect for rapid development implementation and deployment of numerous B2B and B2C and E-commerce applications.
Designed and implemented container-based XML/Rule Base Engine for rapid implementation of Business Rules (BR).
Designed and implemented Single Domain Single Sign-On, and Massage Oriented Middleware MOM, using JMS using OOA/OOD/OOP, UML, and Design Patterns.
Reference Implementation for Extensive Provisioning Protocol XML based protocol (RFC 3730, 3731, 3732, 3733, 3734, 3735) & Registry-Registrar Protocol (RRP RFC 3375, 2832).
Technologies utilized are JAVA; J2SE (1.2, 1.3) and J2EE, JUnit, Log4J, JDBC, Tomcat, Struts, ANT, JDeveloper, Eclipse, Jalopy, Xdoclet, Maven, Various Linux/Windows.
IBM Corp. June 1997-February 1998
Hand Picked for re-evaluation, redesign, and enhancement of Very Large Scale Enterprise-wide, mission-critical, a distributed system composed of 27 subsystems, utilizing multiple Sybase Open-Servers as well as Sybase Replication Servers.
Working with various vendors; re-examined software/database physical and logical design and implementation, identified possible performance bottlenecks and suggested alternative solutions.
Technologies utilized are Advanced C/C++, STL, ODBC, SYBASE SQL Server (System 11), Transact SQL, Sybase Open Server and Open Client using SRV-lib, CT-Lib, and DB-lib Sybase Replication Server, on AIX, Windows platforms.
Sr. Principal Engineer
Department of Defense (DOD) February 1995-June 1997
Designed and implemented the cutting-edge prototype for distributed database utilizing, Sybase (System 11), Open-Server, Replication-Server, with Hot Backup, providing data replication and synchronization across all nodes (6 Nodes with Data partitioning) and external data distribution (Data selection and conversion) for FAA and DISA.
Created message-based Middleware, via Sybase open-server providing real-time notifications.
Created C++ Application Framework providing API for cross-platform and pluggable connection to Open-Server (SRV-lib), DB-lib, CT-Lib, and ODBC interchangeably.
Real-time, event-driven, client-server system utilized IPC (Shared Memory, and Semaphores) cross all server sub-systems, and Sockets (TCP/IP), using C/C++, C-ISAM, and Ultrix (Unix).
Technologies utilized C, C++, STL, ODBC, SYBASE SQL Server (System 11), Transact SQL, Sybase Open Server and Open Client programming using SRV-lib, CT-Lib, and DB-lib Sybase Replication Server, Rouge Wave DBTools.h++, Tools.h++, Perl (CGI).
Fannie Mae. July 1993-January 1995
Designed and implemented various subsystems and interfaces for a mission-critical rule-based Expert system for Desktop Originator & Desktop Underwriter. The system processed incoming loan applications and assessed credit risk and recommended action.
Designed and implemented system for installation and revising of midsize business solutions.
Proposed standards for implementation of Sybase Replication Server.
Re-engineered large-scale mission-critical distributing daily data feeds from the mainframe.
Technologies utilized are C/C++, STL, UNIX Shell Programming, Perl Script, SYBASE SQL Server (4.8 and System 10.0), Transact SQL, Sybase Open Server and Open Client programming using SRV-lib and DB-lib, Sybase Replication Server, SunOS, and Sun Solaris.
AT&T July 1990- June 1993
Served in Both Inbound (800,900) and Outbound (Business & Residential) teams.
Led a team to designed, development, and implementation of comprehensive Executive Information System (EIS); front-end to a Very Large-Scale Database Entire Residential Database, generating and analyzing data regarding the performances of all cost centers.
Involved in large-scale system reengineering of Mechanized Service Request (MSR)
Assisted in Design and implementation of Alternate Number Translation.
Technologies utilized are C (and associated tools; e.g. Make, lint, etc), Informix (ESQL and 4GL), UNIX Shell Script, and Advanced UNIX Programming including IPC (3B2, Amdahl, Pyramid), Informix (ESQL 4.0).
Data Management Systems Inc. August 1985 - July 1990
Involved in the full Software Development Lifecycle of multiple client/server applications.
Led a team in design, development, and implementations of Task Tracking, Task Management, and Billing System. The system provided detailed information regarding tasks lifecycles and tracked and audited their billings.
Served as Systems and Database Administrator and Production Support.
Technologies utilized are; Extensive C UNIX Programming (IPC Semaphores and Shared Memory, BSD Sockets, Threads), Advanced UNIX Shell Scripts. Informix database (4GLE, ESQL).
B.S. Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Baltimore
Training & Certifications
Certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate
Oracle Service Repository and Oracle Service Registry & SOA Governance
Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF)
Oracle Advanced WebLogic Administration
Oracle Enterprise Manager (Op-Center)
Oracle SOA Suite 12c
Oracle Service Bus (OSB) 11g Design and Integration Services
Oracle Suite SOA 11g Administration
Oracle Suite SOA 11g Development
Oracle BPM Suite 11g Development of BPM application
Oracle Linux RedHat 6 Administration
Oracle Healthcare Adapter
Oracle WebCenter and ADF Workshop
Oracle Identity Management (OIdM) Workshop
Capability Maturity Model (CMMI) Certificate of Accomplishment
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL v3) Training
JAVA internal corporate training J2EE (SLSB, SFSB, CMP, BMP, JMS)
JAVA SE training (intermediate, advance, networking, securities)
DNS VeriSign Corporate Workshop
Advanced C++ Programming
Intermediate C++ Programming
Certification in Load Runner (Load Testing)